It’s often said that everyone has a book in them and today, thanks to the advent of e-books, people are putting that old adage to the test and self-publishing in their millions, writes JULIE LAKE. >
Stories |
In 1958, an anxious but determined 23-year-old girl stepped into the pounding heat of Darwin, arriving from Cologne in Germany – the other side of the world.  She’s still here and she turns 84 this month, writes DOT WHITTINGTON.

Travel |
Two decades after the historic Good Friday Agreement signaled the end of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, Belfast is now well and truly open to tourism and its past conflict is proving to be a dark drawcard, writes DOT WHITTINGTON.

Travel |
A new book about the Glasshouse Mountains explains everything you need to know about this dominant landscape feature and presents a thousand good reasons why it’s worth a visit, writes DOT WHITTINGTON.

Travel |
Have you ever seen a travel deal that appeared too good to be true?  BEVERLEY EVERSON hesitated when she saw 14 days in China all inclusive for under $2000 but decided to give it a go.